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ELKHART, GOSHEN, NAPPANEE MAYORS SUPPORT NEW COUNTY HEALTH PROTOCOLS WITH ENFORCEMENT

Friday, December 4, 2020

The Mayors of Elkhart, Goshen and Nappanee will each bring a city ordinance to their councils that will support both the Elkhart County Commissioners’ Restated Ordinance 2020-38, and the Elkhart County Health Department’s new protocols to eliminate COVID-19 from our community. Mayor Jeremy Stutsman,... more

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Governing Body: Goshen Common CouncilDate and Time of Meeting: Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00 p.m.Place of Meeting: Virtual Webinar via Zoom Softwarehttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/87149766078Or Telephone:+1 301 715 8592 or+1 312 626 6799Webinar ID: 871 4976 6078 Pursuant to the provisions of the Open... more

LAST LEAF PICKUP BEGINS MONDAY DECEMBER 7

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The Goshen Street Department will make one last round of leaf collecting beginning Monday, December 7. Residents who miss this round can still take their leaves to the Environmental Center. Located at 20100 CR 19, the center accepts brush and leaves, loose or in bags, at no charge to Goshen... more

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Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, December 7, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live stream of this meeting, copy and paste the following link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89932389366

City Council Special Meeting

Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00pm

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Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 3:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88473622441

Boards & Commissions

Boards & Commissions


Application for City Board or Commission Appointment

City Council

  • Jim McKee (Republican)
  • Doug Nisley (Republican)
  • Matt Schrock (Republican)
  • Megan Eichorn (Democrat)
  • Gilberto Pérez Jr. (Democrat)
  • Brett Weddell (Republican) - President
  • Julia King (Democrat)
  • Hazany Palomino - Youth Adviser

To learn more about the City Council and ways to contact council members, click here


Board of Public Works & Safety

  • Mayor Jeremy Stutsman
  • Michael Landis (Appointed 7/00)
  • Mary Nichols (Appointed 11/19)

To learn more about the Board of Public Works & Safety, click here


Redevelopment Commission

The City of Goshen established the Goshen Redevelopment Commission to act as a catalyst for new development in targeted areas. This is done through techniques including real estate acquisition, site preparation, environmental remediation and providing public infrastructure to the site. Annual appointments are made by the Mayor and City Council, and a 2-year liaison is appointed by the School Board.

  • Tom Stump, appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Vince Turner, appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Brian Garber, appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Andrea Johnson, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Brett Weddell, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Bradd Weddell, school liaison appointed by Council (term 1/19 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Redevelopment Commission, click here


Plan Commission

  • Josh Corwin, City Engineering – Ongoing appointment
  • Richard Worsham Board of Public Works and Safety appointment (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • Betsy Poling, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/23)
  • Hesston Lauver, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • Jim McKee, President, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/23)
  • Rolando Ortiz, VP, appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/22)
  • James Wellington, appointed by Park Board (term 1/19 - 12/22)

To learn more about Plan Commission, click here. 


Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Richard Aguirre, Secretary, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/23)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Chair, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Allan Kauffman, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/23)
  • Scott McKee, appointed by the City Council (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Vice Chair, appointed by Plan Commission (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Angela McKenna, appointed by Mayor (alternate)
  • Mervin Helmuth, appointed by the City Council (alternate)

To learn more about the Board of Zoning Appeals, click here. 
* Is a member of the City of Goshen Plan Commission


Board of Building Appeals

  • JC Schrock, appointed by Mayor (7/14 - 6/16)
  • Brad Hunsberger. appointed by Mayor (7/15 - 6/17)
  • Fire Chief, appointed by Mayor
  • Tim Short, appointed by Council (7/17 - 6/19)
  • Pete Weddell, appointed by Council (7/18 - 6/20)

Board of Aviation Commissioners

  • Denny Richmond (1/19 - 12/22)
  • Galen Miller (1/18 - 12/21)
  • Steve Johnson (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Patty Morgan (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Jeff Harztler (1/18 - 12/21)

To learn more about the Board of Aviation, click here


Community Relations Commission

  • Evan Miller (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Michele Fanfair-Steury (1/19 - 12/21)
  • AJ Delgadillo (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Sreekala Rajagopalan (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Glenn Null (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Donald Brown (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Judith Davis (1/20 - 12/22)
  • Yolo Lopez DeMarco (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Cathie Cripe (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Misleny Moreno (Youth Adviser) 
  • Julia King (City Council Liaison)

To learn more about the Community Relations Commission, click here.  To see a full list of commissioners and contact information, click here.


Board of Cemetery Trustees

  • Mary Lou Hetler (1/17–12/20)
  • Pete Weddell (1/16–12/19)
  • Michelle Kercher (1/19–12/22)
  • Phil Self (1/18–12/21)
  • Colin Yoder (1/18–12/21)

This board meets quarterly, on the first Thursday, 2 p.m., at the City Hall Conference Room.


Economic Development Commission

  • Don Reigsecker, appointed by Mayor (2/17 - 1/21)
  • David Newell, appointed by Mayor (2/18 - 1/22)
  • Zac Bontrager, appointed by Council (2/16 - 1/20)

Mayor's Environmental Advisory Committee

  • Kathleen Jones
  • Lewis Naylor
  • James Loewen
  • Paul Steury
  • Jose Chiquito
  • AJ Delgadillo
  • Leah Thill
  • Glenn Gilbert
  • Josh Schrock, Youth Adviser
  • Phil Metzler, Adviser

All members of the MEAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the environment in Goshen. 


Parks & Recreation Board

  • Jennifer Shell
  • Roger Nafziger
  • Barb Swartley
  • James Wellington
  • Doug Yoder

This board meets monthly, on the third Monday, 5:30 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center. To learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board, click here.


Shade Tree Board

  • Kristen Savage, appointed by Mayor (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Greg Imbur, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/20)
  • David Ostergren, appointed by Mayor (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Ned Kauffman, appointed by Council (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Stan King, appointed by Council (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Erin Floyd, appointed by Council (1/19 - 12/21) 
  • Ryan Smith (1/20 - 12/22)

This board meets monthly, on the fourth Monday, 7 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center.


Traffic Commission

  • Dennis Richmond
  • Brett Weddell
  • David Gibbs
  • Mario Mora
  • Mike Happer
  • Nick Kieffer
  • Alan Metcalf
  • Evan Bontrager

Goshen Arts Council

  • Joni Earl (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Tim Near (9/16 - 12/18)
  • John Mishler (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Kathy Stiffney (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Rafael Chavez (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Sunday Mahaja (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Anna Wiebe (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Josh Cooper (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Jerry Lapp (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Marcia Yost (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Brian Whirledge (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Kelly Kramer (5/18 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Mayor's Art Council, click here. 


Mayor's Latino Advisory Committee

  • Richard Aguirre
  • Rocio Diaz
  • Rosa Alba
  • Jose Elizalde
  • Daisy Gaspar
  • Virginia Munoz
  • Ignacio Zepeda
  • Manuel Cortez
  • Felipe Merino

All members of the MLAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the Latino community in Goshen. 


* Appointed by the Goshen City Council